What We Offer

Let “At Home in Alexandria-AHA” be your one-stop shop!  AHA responds to all members’ needs – be it someone to repair a screen door, deliver groceries, or accompany a member to the hairdresser or a doctor’s appointment.  You’ll be able to turn to the AHA community of volunteers.

Volunteer Services

  • Transportation – AHA provides transportation to doctor appointments, the drug store, the library, the bank, a meeting, or almost anywhere you need to go but can’t get there on your own.
  • Errands – Maybe you need something dropped off at the dry cleaners or the post office, or need some to do your grocery shopping.
  • Help with technology – AHA can help Members set up and use computers, printers, the internet, e-mail, DVDs, phones, clocks, thermostats, and other devices.
  • Light Home Maintenance – AHA volunteers help Members with household maintenance such as changing light bulbs, turning mattresses, treating slow running drains, unsticking windows, home safety and emergency preparations, and miscellaneous handyman tasks.
  • Yard Work – We can also help with jobs like gardening, watering, weeding, or snow shoveling.
  • Home Organizing – AHA volunteers can assist with planning and organizing, or  decluttering and downsizing.
  • Social, Educational, and Community Events – AHA arranges and coordinates interest groups, book clubs, entertainment outings, special events, educational seminars, and similar activities for its Members.
  • Vendor Services– AHA maintains a list of vetted vendor service providers, many of whom offer discounts to AHA Members. If desired, an AHA volunteer will facilitate communications between our Member and the contractor.
  • Companionship – AHA can provide services like friendly visits, conversation, and reading.
  • Pet Care – This includes dog walking and visitations.
  • Phone Check-In – Recurring calls to monitor Members.
  • Medical Advocacy – Trained AHA personnel can assist Members in dealing with their physicians and hospitals.  (Future service.)